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16th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit

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16th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
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  • December 26, 2013
    From the NEW YORK TIMES Sunday Book Review: "Paperback Row" by Ishan Taylor. December 20, 2013: BUCKLEY: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism, by Carl T. Bogus. (Bloomsbury, $20.) Bogus’s well-informed biography focuses on William F. Buckley Jr. — the polemicist, novelist, television star, political candidate, wit and bon vivant — during “the seminal period of the creation of the modern conservative movement”: from Buckley’s founding of its leading intellectual...
  • February 27, 2012
    From the NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE: A new feature called the "One-Page Magazine", comprised of very short items, including one-sentence book reviews, noted the following: "Buckley, by Carl T. Bogus: How liberals should write about conservatives." For the full NEW YORK TIMES review of Professor Bogus's book, click here.
  • February 08, 2012
    C-SPAN2/Book TV Presents: "Buckley: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism" by Carl Bogus. Future Airings     Saturday, February 11th at 7pm (ET)     Sunday, February 12th at 6am (ET)     Sunday, February 12th at 4:30pm (ET) About the Program Carl Bogus, law professor at Roger Williams University, recalls the personal and professional life of political commentator, William F. Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008).  Mr. Buckley was the...
  • December 19, 2011
    From NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO (NPR)'s All Things Considered: "William F. Buckley, Father Of American Conservatism" by Guy Raz Carl T. Bogus is a law professor at Roger Williams University and wrote "Why Lawsuits Are Good for America: Disciplined Democracy, Big Business and the Common Law." December 17, 2011: When William F. Buckley burst onto the national scene in 1955, conservatism was a dead letter in American politics. "Lots of people thought that it was outdated, anachronistic, prehistoric,...
  • December 14, 2011
    From THE UNIVERSITY BOOKMAN: "Buckley and Individualist Conservatism" by Gerald J. Russello Buckley: William F. Buckley, Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatismby Carl T. Bogus.Bloomsbury Press, 2011. 405 pp. $30.00. William F. Buckley, Jr. continues to stand as the representative conservative of the postwar era. Bon vivant, former CIA operative, heir to an oil fortune—not to mention best-selling writer of spy novels and founding editor of National Review, still conservatism’s standard-bearer...
  • December 11, 2011
    From THE NEW YORK TIMES SUNDAY BOOK REVIEW: "William F. Buckley Jr.: Right Man, Right Time" by Geoffrey Kabaservice Published: December 9, 2011 (Online); December 11, 2011 (Print) BUCKLEY: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American ConservatismBy Carl T. BogusIllustrated. 405 pp. Bloomsbury Press. $30. William F. Buckley Jr. was an immodest man with much to be immodest about. Not only was he the high priest of the modern American conservative movement and the founding editor in chief of...
  • November 27, 2011
    From THE LOS ANGELES TIMES: "Op-Ed: God and man and William F. Buckley" by Professor Carl T. Bogus November 27, 2011: The modern conservative movement began 60 years ago with the publication of a book by a 26-year-old first-time author. Reflecting on that work teaches us something important about the nature and trajectory of modern conservatism, about the energy that propelled the movement and about serious problems with the movement today. The book was "God and Man at Yale." The author was...